Kristen J Richey

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Inescapable shock (IS) produces subsequent interference with escape behavior and increased fear conditioning that has been linked to increased activity and release of serotonin (5-HT) from neurons within the caudal dorsal raphe nucleus (DRN) both at the time of IS and later behavioral testing. Extrahypothalamic corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) has been(More)
Uncontrollable or inescapable shock (IS) produces behavioral changes that are characterized by a sensitized fear system and a deficit in fight-flight responding. These behavioral changes have been argued to represent an anxiety-like state produced by the uncontrollability of the stressor. The bed nucleus of the stria terminalis (BNST) has been implicated in(More)
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